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August 30, 2021

Pfizer vaccination for persons 12-17 continues in capital Belmopan, surrounding villages

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: The Ministry of Health and Wellness said vaccination for children 12-17 continues this week at schools in the capital, Belmopan.
August 30, 2021

Prime Minister commends teachers for getting vaccinated, says schools could be open for face-to-face learning next month

Briceno, appearing on the Open Your Eyes morning talkshow, noted that schools reopen today under a distanced learning format, but that face-to-face classes will be made [...]
August 29, 2021

U.S. intelligence authorities split on origins of COVID-19 virus

The office of the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) confirmed that the agencies under its management are divided on the hypotheses of natural exposure to an [...]
August 29, 2021

Global COVID-19 infections now over 215 million

As of 10:30 а.m. оn Ѕundау, August 29, 2021, the number of reported infections globally ѕtооd аt 217,037,195.
August 28, 2021

United States CDC advises doctors, people against ivermectin to treat COVID-19, encourage people to vaccinate

Ivermectin is a drug used for deworming large animals and is also used to treat parasites such as worms and lice in humans.
August 28, 2021
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Belize reportedly interested in getting Taiwanese COVID-19 vaccines, not likely to happen soon

The outlet further reported that Belizean Minister of Health, Michel Chebat contacted the Taiwan ambassador to conduct a "preliminary discussion" on acquiring the 'Medigen Vaccine Biologics [...]
August 28, 2021

Pfizer, AstraZeneza vaccines are highly effective in keeping Delta variant COVID-19 patients out of hospitals

The report announced by Public Health England last Monday said that once a person is fully vaccinated, the Pfizer and BioNTech SE vaccine is 96% effective [...]
August 27, 2021

Belize City COVID-19 cases rise to 42, bounce in Orange Walk and San Pedro Town

The other big jumps in cases are in San Pedro Town with 19, and Orange Walk Town with 11.